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Celebrate art with over 100 fine artists and artisans at the Laguna Art-A-Fair, which features art demonstrations and workshops for kids, live entertainment and food and drink.
Guests are invited to shop along sawdust-covered paths in a hand-built village of fine art and eclectic craftsmanship.
Enjoy the award-winning work of exhibited artists, demonstrations and art workshops, daily art tours, live music, special events, on-site restaurants and much more.
Kidspace is celebrating 40 years with 40 Days of FUN! Parents can relive childhood memories of summer with spontaneous play alongside their children.
Get ready to be amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants (living pictures). Watch art come to life right before your eyes in a star-lit amphitheater. There’s nothing else like it.
One of the most groundbreaking and romantic musicals ever written, West Side Story sets Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the turbulent and passionate streets of New York’s West Side during the 1950s. Tony is a dreamer, ready to leave his street gang behind and face the future head-on; Maria is idealistic and looking to explore womanhood and the world beyond her family’s dress shop. When the two meet, their worlds stop and cultural divides and societal expectations give way to…
The magical competition is brewing once again at South Coast Botanic Garden — who will win, Team Fairies or Team Trolls? This time our magical Garden residents are throwing a Jamboree in honor of the games! You are invited to attend, that is, if you can find the super-secret location.
Kids across North America can bowl for free all summer long at one of 1,300+ participating bowling centers.
As the days get longer, guests can take advantage of extended zoo hours to join in all the fun of Nighttime Zoo’s special activities, evening festivities and live entertainment.
After the sun goes down, Knott’s Summer Nights livens up the night with a nighttime party that offers numerous ways to celebrate the outdoor festivities as live music, food and family-friendly games take over the Knott’s midway, June 7th – August 11th.
Family-friendly concerts will be held in parks, outdoor amphitheaters, community centers, libraries and museums throughout LA County featuring a variety of artists performing all genres.
Journey to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival.
Bring your tots onto the field for some hands on experience in soccer! This is a parent-child pre-soccer program specifically designed for toddlers. Knowledgeable instructors and puppet friends Mimi and PePe will take you and your little one through a world of exciting activity.
Watch a different kid-favorite movie each week all summer long at Harkins Theatres.
Kids (5-10) can connect with nature by exploring Irvine Park with one of the zookeepers. After, return to the zoo for crafts and animal fun.
Supervised playground features a pond with rafts and play structures, including a rope bridge, a mud slide and a fort-building area.
Join Oak Canyon naturalists on Wednesday nights and enjoy a twilight walk led by their staff naturalists, followed by a presentation.
The annual OC Fair offers 23 days and nights of fun! Check out barns full of animals, zany and delish food, concerts under the stars, midway games and rides, action-packed sports, acres of shopping and more.
Donate to the chosen charity and receive FREE admission to the OC Fair. Donations are accepted at the blue, yellow or green gate only.
This two-hour, non-structured program allows children to explore their creative personalities while enhancing critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation!
Drop by the children's library and read to therapy dogs. The library will have plenty of books available.
Dive deep and enjoy a night sleeping with the fishes in this teen only event. Start the night with a pizza party before becoming an ocean explorer to discover the mysteries of the deep sea.
Grab the family, some chairs and blankets, and enjoy a concert by the pier.
Bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of music under the stars! Food will be available for purchase, but you're welcome to bring a picnic, plus lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
Bring your picnic baskets, food, lawns chairs and blankets and get ready to rock. A variety of popular musical themes are served up at this hot concert series.
Bring a picnic dinner, blankets, and chairs and meet family and friends for summer sounds under the stars.
Have dinner downtown and then head to the Krikorian Courtyard for a free summer concert.
Pack your picnic baskets, relax, and enjoy free entertainment for all ages under the summer starry sky. Bring blankets or low lawn chairs and get ready for a great time. Reminder: please leave pets at home.
The Shoreline Symphonic Winds performs classic wind band literature as well as contemporary film score transcriptions with performances year-round in the parks and concert venues of Long Beach.
Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner and the whole family for screenings of family-friendly movies all summer long, at neighborhood parks across Long Beach.
Watch motor homes (August 7 and 9) and cars (August 8, 10 and 11) get crunched at the Demolition Derby at the OC Fair's Action Sports Arena.
From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Shakespeare's timeless classic story of Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the American “Jets” and the Puerto Rican “Sharks.”
Finish off the summer with this show-stopper! Party with Kids Imagine Nation at a fun, interactive musical show for the entire family.
For Kids Day at the OC Fair, kids ages 12 and under are admitted free! You can also purchase $3 Taste of the Fair food samples from noon - 4 p.m. and $35 unlimited carnival ride wristbands from noon - 5 p.m.
For the first time, the Family Film Festival will come to the El Modena Branch Library. Bring a blanket and enjoy popular children's films in our air-conditioned Community Room.
Looking for a fun and safe after-school and summer break activity? Every Thursday, kids can enjoy Junior Cosmic Bowling, two hours of glow-in-the dark bowling. Also, register for Kids Bowl Free, which includes two free games a day all summer!
Families and friends enjoy great local live music, food trucks and good times. Along with yummy food trucks, a beer and wine garden will be available for attendees 21 and over.
Dance the night away with L.A.’s best salsa and Latin fusion bands at the Autry’s popular summer series. The outdoor parties include free lessons with a salsa instructor, access to museum galleries, a separate children’s dance floor, and more.
Join the Redondo Pier Association for their Summer of Music with concerts on the pier.
Gather the family and enjoy an evening of dancing and live music in Civic Center Sunken Gardens.
Come join your neighbors for a rockin' good time on The Boulevard, with good food, great music, and exciting family fun.
Enjoy a sunset picnic by the El Dorado Nature Center lake. Bring low chairs or blankets and an earth-friendly picnic dinner.
Bring the entire family to enjoy the sounds of summer. Dinner and refreshments will be sold, so bring your picnic blanket and have dinner while listening to fantastic live entertainment. Please remember that dogs, alcohol, and barbeques are not allowed at Lakewood parks.
Settle in for an evening outdoors with great live music! Food will be available for purchase.
Gather the family and enjoy live music and fun in the park. Bring chairs, blankets, and a picnic dinner; no EZ-ups or golf carts, please. Food trucks and dessert vendors will be available on-site.
Bring the family, blankets and chairs, and your favorite movie snacks for a free family movie.
Bring your own picnic to the Muckenthaler's outdoor amphitheater for summer night concerts in Fullerton.
Watch family movies while lounging in the sand under the stars. Bring your blanket or low-back beach chairs and a picnic. Dinner, snacks, and popcorn are available for purchase.
The twenty-third season of Sunset Concerts invites Angelenos to experience the Skirball's stunning courtyard filled with music and stories from near and far.
Kidsguide has your chance to win tickets to see everyone's favorite ogre in the hilarious stage spectacle! Based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film, coming to Cerritos, August 9-25, the unlikely hero Shrek fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess, and learns that real friendship and true love aren’t found only in fairy tales.